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Bare-Tool Milwaukee 2629-20 M18 18-Volt Cordless Band Saw Review

The Milwaukee 2629-20 M18 Cordless Band Saw is the perfect tool for cutting metal in-place, overhead or in tight spots. With a cut capacity of 3-1/4 inches and low vibration, this saw provides the cleanest cuts on the most common materials, including strut, 2-1/2-inch conduit, 3-inch angle iron, 3-inch copper and threaded rod, without ruining the threads.

Features of the Bare-Tool Milwaukee 2629-20 M18 18-Volt Cordless Band Saw:

  • Lightweight enough to easily cut overhead and in tight places.
  • Tool-free adjustable material shoe allows for quick adjustments of the shoe and flush cuts when working with materials mounted on walls or ceilings.
  • LED work light illuminates the cut line in poorly lit work environments.
  • High-impact polymer for long-lasting durability.
  • Blade ejection system allows the user to quickly change the blade by moving the material guide into the up position and depressing the blade ejection button.
  • Drop-resistant pulley guard with engineered geometries.
  • 3-1/4-inch cut capacity slices through common materials such as steel, aluminum, pipe and more.
  • Designed with a cast-aluminum gear case to withstand jobsite abuse and maintain gear positioning.

Pros

  • Powerful cutting capacity makes this a suitable tool for professional electricians, technicians, and plumbers since it can easily cut through common materials and is easy to use in a wide range of applications.
  • This durable power tool is made to ensure long-term, heavy use. Made from high-quality materials, this band saw will last a long time before it wears out.
  • The adjustable material shoe makes it easier to work with wall- and ceiling-mounted materials, as adjustments, can be made to according to the work situation on the ground.
  • Compact and lightweight, this band saw works efficiently without weighing you down but is still powerful enough to handle tough jobs without difficulty.
  • The Milwaukee brand has excellent customer service.
  • Unlike the plug-in version of this band saw, the cordless Milwaukee 2629-20 M18 band saw is much smaller and lighter, making it even easier to maneuver.

Cons

  • Some reviewers said the band saw didn’t last that long with consistently heavy daily usage.
  • Blade, batteries, and charger are sold separately.

Verdict

A saw that combines comfort and convenience without compromising its powerful cutting ability, this product works best for pros who frequently need to cut aluminum or stainless steel.

Product Comparison

Product Bare-Tool Milwaukee 2629-20 M18 18-Volt Cordless Band Saw DEWALT DCS371B 20V MAX Lithium-ion, Bare Tool DEWALT DWM120K 10 Amp 5-Inch Deep Cut Portable Band Saw Kit
Dimension 17 x 12 x 4.8 inches 8.7 x 12.2 x 15.38 inches 14.2 x 23.5 x 7.9 inches
Weight 10.2 pounds 10.2 pounds 15 pounds
Warranty 5 years 3 years 3 years

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Last update on 2017-08-17 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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